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Researchers Discover Cool-burning Flames in Space that Could Lead to Better Engines on Earth

A team of international researchers has discovered a new type of cool burning flames that could lead to cleaner, more efficient engines for cars. The discovery was made during a series of experiments on the International Space Station by a team led by Forman Williams, a professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at UC San Diego.

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UC San Diego Hosts Educational Summer Tours for Young Native American Scholars

Middle and high school students of Native American descent are getting a glimpse of college life, as part of program hosted at the University of California, San Diego. Participating youth, who arrived on campus on July 20, are living in the campus’s student housing until August 2 and are taking part in activities centered around leadership, academics, adventure, wellness and culture.

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Qualcomm Institute Announces Seed Grants to Build Clusters in Brain, Medical and Robotics Research

The Qualcomm Institute at the University of California, San Diego has given the green light to 35 new projects that are part of the institute’s Calit2 Strategic Research Opportunities (CSRO) program. Each one-year seed grant is worth up to $50,000 in support for researchers in areas of critical interest to the research mission of the institute—and the university.

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